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Potato Statistics
Entry ID: USDA0354


Summary
Abstract: The statistical information in the "Potato Statistics" dataset
updates, through 1995, all 98 tables published in the July 1991
ERS Statistical Bulletin entitled, "U.S. Potato Statistics,
1949-89". This dataset contains data series for the period
1949-95 at the U.S. and State-level (by season) for potato
acreage, yield, production, price, value, sales and use. Other
series include trade by product by country (1978-94), various
price series, world production, varieties planted, and many more.


Collection Organization: Economic Research Service.

Collection Methodology: Data are derived from reports from the
following sources: Economic Research Service, National
Agricultural Statistics Service, Bureau of Labor Statistics,
Bureau of the Census, American Frozen Food Institute,
Agricultural Marketing Service, and the Food and Agriculture
Organization of the United Nations.

Collection Frequency: Annually.

Update Characteristics: Updated in its entirety.

STATISTICAL INFORMATION:

The data reside in 98 LOTUS 1-2-3 (.WK1) spreadsheet tables.
LANGUAGE:

English
ACCESS/AVAILABILITY:

Data Center: USDA Economic Research Service
Dissemination Media: Diskette, Internet gopher, Internet home
page
File Format: ASCII, Lotus/dBase
Access Instructions: Call NASS at 1-800-999-6779 for historical
series data available on diskette. For historical series data
available online, connect to the Internet home page at Cornell
University.

URL: 'http://usda.mannlib.cornell.edu/usda'

Access to the data or reports may be achieved through the
ERS-NASS information system:

WWW:
'http://usda.mannlib.cornell.edu/usda'
Gopher client:
'gopher://gopher.mannlib.cornell.edu:70/'

For subscription direct to an e-mail address, send an e-mail
message to:

usda-reports@usda.mannlib.cornell.edu

Type the word "lists" (without quotes) in the body of the
message.

Geographic Coverage
 N: 90.0 S: -90.0  E: 180.0  W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Version: Not provided


Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1949-01-01
Stop Date: 1995-12-31


Location Keywords
GEOGRAPHIC REGION > GLOBAL


Science Keywords
AGRICULTURE >AGRICULTURAL PLANT SCIENCE >CROP/PLANT YIELDS    [Definition]
AGRICULTURE >PLANT COMMODITIES >FIELD CROP PRODUCTS    [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >ECOSYSTEMS >ANTHROPOGENIC/HUMAN INFLUENCED ECOSYSTEMS >AGRICULTURAL LANDS    [Definition]
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >ECONOMIC RESOURCES >AGRICULTURE PRODUCTION    [Definition]
LAND SURFACE >LAND USE/LAND COVER >LAND RESOURCES    [Definition]


Quality
Data distributed with this product may include both published
and unpublished statistics in the public domain. Distribution in
this form does not imply U.S. Department of Agriculture approval
of a particular data series or statistic, nor does the
Department attest to their accuracy. Moreover, the Economic
Research Service makes no warranty that data supplied in this
form are either accurate transcriptions from source materials or
appropriate for a particular user purpose.


Keywords
ACREAGE
AGRICULTURAL STATISTICS
AGRICULTURE AND FOOD SECURITY
Agriculture And Food Security > Agricultural Production
Agriculture And Food Security > Agricultural Production > Crop Yields
Economic Activity > Markets > Prices
Environmental Protection > Land Use > Agricultural Use
ECONOMIC ACTIVITY
POTATO STATISTICS
POTATOES
SALES
USE
VALUE


Data Center
Economic Research Service, U. S. Department of Agriculture    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://www.ers.usda.gov/

Data Center Personnel
Name: GARY S. LUCIER
Phone: 202-219-0117
Fax: 202-501-6782
Email: glucier at econ.ag.gov
Contact Address:
USDA Economic Research Service
Commercial Agriculture Division (CAD)
1301 New York Avenue, NW, Room 837B
City: Washington
Province or State: DC
Postal Code: 20005-4788
Country: USA


Personnel
GARY S. LUCIER
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 202-219-0117
Fax: 202-501-6782
Email: glucier at econ.ag.gov
Contact Address:
USDA Economic Research Service
Commercial Agriculture Division (CAD)
1301 New York Avenue, NW, Room 837B
City: Washington
Province or State: DC
Postal Code: 20005-4788
Country: USA


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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-09-12
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-11-12



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